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PM pays Homage to Morarji Desai on his Birth Anniversary

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Published on 29 Feb 2016 9:34 AM GMT

PM pays Homage to Morarji Desai on his Birth Anniversary
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid glowing tributes to former PM Morarji Desai on his 121th birth anniversary.

“Morarjibhai Desai was a stalwart known for his integrity, discipline & administrative skills. Tributes to him on his birth anniversary,” tweeted Modi.

871eba1d-3408-4930-8b90-747c3a74ae6fSome facts about Morarji Desai:

  • Morarji Desai has presented the maximum number of budgets so far- eight
  • They included five annual and one interim budget in the second tenure when he was both Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.
  • Morarji Desai was the only Finance Minister to present two budgets on his birthday – in 1964 and 1968 on February 29.

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